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Nerves and Stage Fright

Part of being a musician is taking auditions and playing live before audiences. It is perfectly normal to be nervous about any...

Let's Open a New Box of Reeds

A musician in the Sudbury Valley New Horizons Music of Massachusetts has requested that I discuss breaking in a new box of reeds. If you...

BE A MONSTER SIGHT-READER

One part of auditions for district and state ensembles as well as professional orchestras and concert bands is sight-reading....

Play for Your Students!

This week's post is directed at clarinet teachers. I cannot stress how important it is to play with and for your students. For the...

Yay Clarinet!

I am pleased to announce the publication of my new website and blog. I decided that I might have something to say in regards to playing...